The New School Firsts committee hopes you are having a successful start to your spring semester.

Important Spring 2023 Information & Dates

  • Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of W: Sunday, April 16, 2023
  • Last Day of Classes: Wednesday, May 17, 2023
  • Changing your status to a part-time student (less than 12 credits) for Spring 2023, please fill out this part-time declaration form. (Parsons Students Only)
  • If you have questions about immunizations and campus access please contact Student Health Services: at [email protected].
  • If you have an emergency, please contact campus safety at 212.229.7000 or dial 911.
  • For tuition, billing, and payment, please contact Student Accounts at [email protected].
  • For financial aid, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at [email protected].
  • For your visa, I-20, or immigration status, please contact ISSS at [email protected].

First Generation Commencement Celebration!

Thursday, May 11, 2023

5:30PM to 7:00PM (EDT)

Starr Foundation (UL 102) 63 5th Avenue

Congratulations, soon-to-be graduates!

This event is a pre-commencement celebration to honor students who will be the first in their families to earn a college degree through unyielding determination at The New School.

Learn more

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NS Firsts Spring 2023 Events

Time Management and Self Care

Wednesday, March 8th, 2023

3:30 pm at University Center Room 601

Learn ways to create weekly and monthly schedules. We'll discuss strategies to effectively use time. 

Hosted by: HEOP/IOP, NS Firsts & Wellness


On February 12, you may have received a unique link to The National College Health Assessment (NCHA) conducted by the American College Health Association.

All students who submit a survey will be automatically entered in a random drawing for one of the following:

  • one (1) Apple iPad with Pencil,
  • two (2) Apple AirPods Pros, 
  • two (2) $100 Visa gift cards,
  • four (4) $50 Omny cards for subway,
  • ten (10) $20 gift certificates to O Cafe @ 462 Sixth Avenue 

For more information, please reach out to Tamara Oyola-Santiago, Director of Wellness and Health Promotion, at [email protected]

A First-Gen Forward Institution

The New School is proud to be recognized as a First-Gen Forward Institution by the Center for First-Generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA and the Suder Foundation.

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